Late summer and early fall is the perfect time for making the most of your apple harvest! Here are 70 gluten free and dairy free apple recipes perfect for any fall meal. There are plenty of paleo, low carb, and vegan options here as well!
Hey friends, we’re back with another great recipe roundup! This one is perfect for the late summer and early fall apple harvest: here are 70 gluten free and dairy free apple recipes perfect for fall!
Every apple recipe in this roundup is gluten free and dairy free, with lots of low carb, paleo, vegan, and nut free options.
I’m also trying out a new way to do recipe roundups with grids and image previews for each link. What do you think about it? Let me know in the comments if you prefer this method, and I’ll keep using it 🙂
Since we have quite a few recipes here, we’ve divided this roundup into 7 sections:
Apple recipes from The Fit Cookie
Apple sauces, butters, and spreads
Apple drink and smoothie recipes
Apple breakfast recipes
Apple snack recipes
Savory Apple Recipes
Apple dessert recipes
Now on to the apple recipes!
Dairy free and Gluten Free Apple Recipes
. Get your apple fix this fall with our roundup of amazing gluten free and dairy free apple recipes! There are lots of other allergy friendly options here as well (such as nut free or grain free) and we included drinks, snacks, desserts, and more.
Apple Recipes from the The Fit Cookie
Here are the allergy friendly recipes from our own website!
Make the most of the late summer or early fall crabapple harvest with our Instant Pot Crabapple Butter! This crab apple butter is sweet and tart with a beautiful reddish pink color. We include an option for making regular crabapple sauce as well!
If you’re a fan of Starbucks apple crisp drinks for fall, you can make the apple brown sugar syrup at home! Our recipe uses simple ingredients and makes great apple crisp macchiatos at home. This syrup is also naturally gluten free and dairy free.
These dairy free caramel apple “donuts” are a quick and easy snack for fall, Halloween, or anytime! These green apple slices are covered in a no-cook dairy free caramel sauce that’s also peanut free and school safe.
Celebrate the New Year the healthier way with our Cranberry Apple Mocktail! It’s non-alcoholic, lower in sugar, paleo, and made with pure cranberry juice. Our cranberry mocktail is perfect for celebrating while still eating healthier or cutting back on alcohol.
This is the perfect recipe to end summer and welcome fall. Apples are slow cooked with cinnamon sticks, and then pureed with caramelized sweet onions and spices to make a sweet and rich but low in sugar BBQ sauce.
My Late Harvest Spiced Apple Sangria combines late harvest riesling with Eau Claire's Apple Brandy, freshly pressed apple cider and ginger beer with a sweet and spicy trio of Okanagan apples, fresh ginger and cinnamon sticks.
Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats will make you want to roll outta’ bed! This healthy breakfast recipe is made with fresh apples, gluten-free oats, and almond milk, is refined sugar-free and vegan, and tastes like you’re eating apple pie.
Zingy Marinated Beet and Apple Salad. A simple healthy salad that’s vegan and paleo friendly, and packed full of flavor! This beet and apple salad is rich in antioxidants, easy to make, and great for a seasonal side dish! Or enjoy with the family and boost your health.
A beautifully colored slaw with crunchy strips of juicy apples, perfectly paired with fennel, and topped with a lemony, herbed Dijon vinaigrette, Apple Fennel Slaw is a light and refreshing side for summer cookouts.
Answer the question: “What should I make for dinner tonight?” with this easy, quick, and healthy rice salad. Filled with fresh apples, kale, cranberries, sunflower seeds, and chicken, this salad will become a family favorite.
This Apple Chicken Recipe is so delicious. It's made in one pan with bacon, potatoes, spinach, and a simple honey and grainy mustard sauce. It's an easy to make and healthy recipe perfect for apple season!
Apple Dessert Recipes
We're saving the best for last: apple desserts! We've got apple recipes for cakes, cookies, candied apples, and more.
This Apple Crumble Pie is so delicious it's bound to be a holiday dessert staple! This gluten free, paleo + vegan pie is filled with soft, caramelized apples and topped with a nutty, crunchy paleo crumble topping.
This Pear Apple Crisp combines two of the best fall fruits into one delicious crisp, flavored with vanilla, cinnamon and ginger and topped with a grain-free crumble topping. This crisp is gluten-free, Paleo, and vegan.
Enjoy the classic flavors of cinnamon and apple in this easy to make cinnamon apple mug cake. For those days where you are craving cake but don't want to make a whole pan, this is the perfect solution. Single serve and oh so delicious!
With a fine, spongy almond crumb and the delicate sweetness of honey, this almond apple cake with apple roses lures you to put on your jacket and scarf, pour yourself another cup of steaming apple cider, and embrace the sweet bitter notes of fall.
If you need a last minute pie, with few ingredients THIS IS IT. Basically flour, sugar, apples and butter–this doesn’t fiddle with a filling or having to crimp any kinds of edges. This no-cinnamon, simply ALL APPLE tart is for apple lovers.
Spice up a traditional gluten free apple crisp by making it vegan and a healthy apple crisp with the addition of butternut squash! Topped with a delicate crumble of oats, brown sugar, cocoa powder, almonds and olive oil.
Sarah Jane Parker is the founder, recipe creator, and photographer behind The Fit Cookie. She’s a food allergy mom and healthy living blogger based in Wyoming. Sarah is also an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Certified Health Coach, Revolution Running certified running coach, and an ACE Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist